Kristen is the Founder & CEO of KK Travels Worldwide. Currently residing in Atlanta and New York, Kristen had the privilege of an international upbringing, fostering her passion for travel and exploring different cultures at a young age. She grew up in the United Arab Emirates and England and studied abroad in both London and Paris while enrolled at Vanderbilt University. With a unique Lebanese and Romanian background, Kristen has traveled extensively throughout Europe and the Middle East, profoundly impacting her desire to explore the world. Given her exposure to and appreciation of other cultures, Kristen relishes the opportunity to share her knowledge and create meaningful journeys for her clients. Her expertise is built on a foundation of world experiences, truly distinguishing her as an asset to the industry. Kristen has contributed to several travel publications and was featured in Modern Luxury’s The Atlantan. She has served on the Saveur Travel Advisory Board as an expert panelist since 2010 and also serves on the Belmond Travel Advisory Board, AFAR Travel Advisory Council, and IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group) Advisory Board. Kristen has been recognized by Travel + Leisure since 2015 as their “A-List” specialist in Destination Weddings & Honeymoons.